POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/PRIME
The iconic series fuses 12 episodes details the experiences of people who have lived through the trauma of a loved one’s disappearance or horrific death. Listen to the clues, theories, and identify suspects.
THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB
Netflix’s new series follows the popular book series of young friendships.
This action/adventure movie looks like a scene out of Jurassic Park in this survival movie.
FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY
Watch a wrestling bio-pic of a real-world wrestling star chronicling how she was raised in a family of wrestlers and rose to fame.
Based on true events inspired by events about the French New Wave star Jean Seberg. This thriller shows the destruction of her life and career when the FBI targets her.
Enjoy a fresh pineapple bowl, yes that’s right- a bowl made out of pineapple with fresh fixings when you don’t feel like cooking.
This fine-dining spot offers a series of nesting-doll boxes as a great to-go picnic style meal.
This Asian-influenced Southeast restaurant brings the experience to your home. Imaging taking home your food with aromatic wood and herb bundles that perfume your space while you watch your favorite show and enjoy meals like smoked twice-baked eggplant stuffed with baba ghanoush and served with flatbread.
Indulge in buttery, flaky pastries with a cinnamon twist, or a savory topping at Communion Bakehouse.
HIKING IN OREGON
*Please check online before heading out to a hiking trail. Many short hikes are closed due to being a high-trafficked area.
Take a 7.1 mile round trip loop and gain over 1,000 ft in elevation on this hike near Mt. Hood over the Sandy river.
BALCH CANYON LOOP
Hike along a babbling creek in Forest Park, a great unique part of this trail is it was once required to be wheelchair assessable, the sections along the lower Macleay park trailhead wide enough to accommodate.
This 7.4 mile round trip hike is nestled between Tomlike Mountain, Waucoma Ridge, and Green Point Mountain.
HUG POINT TO ARCH CAPE
Walk along a paved trail to an enclosed beach, and follow the path along secluded shores and views of Castle Rock.
Book a three-day cabin adventure to the Oregon Cascades at a kids’ sleepaway camp converted to a grownup’s playground. Go back to summer camp with meal bells, songs around the campfire, and counting stars.
BEARDSLEE PUBLIC HOUSE
The Beardslee Public House offers takeout and curbside pick-up. They offer a unique fill your fridge curbside butcher box, premixed cocktail kits, and discounted growlers Tues-Sun.
EDEN HILL PROVISIONS
This contemporary-American style restaurant offers to-go, delivery, and weekly subscription boxes. Enjoy cocktail kits or weekend brunch.
Head in for dine-in, takeout, or delivery with Postmates! This jovial Mexican spot dishes up comforting classics in a vibrant setting complete with a very lively atmosphere.
HIKING IN WASHINGTON
BATTLEGROUND LAKE STATE PARK
Follow the trail and enjoy over 1.5 miles of saltwater shoreline to explore, the marsh loop, and spot large birds.
Enjoy this 1.25 mile roundtrip hike in Mercer Island. Navigate through a dense network of forest trails with tall trees and moss, ferns, and wildflowers. A great place for hikers, bikers, and equestrians.
Head to the Mt. Helens National Monument for a paved hike less than one mile from the Johnston Ridge Observatory included with 360 views of Mount St. Helens and the blast zone.
Drive out to Stevens pass for a scenic central cascades trail with serene tranquility along the Wallace River and nine waterfalls.
Science Fun has fun experiments for at home project ideas, create a lava lamp, a storm in a glass, snow fluff, milk art, and more!
The Cincinnati Zoo offers a live stream video series featuring Fiona the hippo. Explore.org offers livestreaming on their website featuring elephants, bald eagles, lions, monkeys, and more! The Smithsonian Zoo, Houston Zoo, San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium also offer live streaming as well.
A DISNEYLAND ADVENTURE
You can watch footage of Disneyland rides online, spreading joy and making your home the happiest place on earth.. Or close to it. Use an empty laundry basket in front of the TV, for your little one to climb aboard and enjoy a ride on their favorite Disney adventure without lines.
DIY HAND SANITIZER
You may have noticed hand sanitizer is hard to find on the shelves. Make your own at home as a fun family activity! You’ll need 99% isopropyl alcohol, 3% hydrogen peroxide, and 98% glycerin along with distilled water. Follow the steps here.
THINGS TO DO:
- Explore bucket-list attractions like Machu Picchu and the Taj Mahal without leaving home.
- Billboard offers live a live stream of virtual concerts.
- Calling all seamstresses! Contact your local Jo-Ann fabric store for a mask-making kit! They’ll give you pieces of fabric and you can create masks, drop them back off at Jo-Ann’s and they’ll take them to the local hospital for our heroic medical teams.
- Connect on Nextdoor to see what’s going on in your community and check-in with your neighbors. Make sure to practice safe social distancing with neighbors but be sure to check-in with your elderly neighbors. A quick phone call to boost their morale or an offer to walk their dog will go a long way.